Mar 7, 2024 - Things to Do

Denver weekend events: Jewish Film Festival, Snobahn, Jurassic Quest

Scenes from movies featured at the Denver Jewish Film Festival

Scenes from the Denver Jewish Film Festival. Photo: DJFF

This weekend in Denver, check out the Jewish Film Festival, the Snobahn opening, Jurassic Quest and more.

1. 🎞️ Celebrate Jewish and Israeli filmmakers

Enjoy the biggest weekend in film at this year's Denver Jewish Film Festival.

Why it matters: This event highlights the stories and perspectives of Jewish and Israeli filmmakers.

What they're saying: "The festival is not only for those who are Jewish, but anyone looking to experience artistic connection," Stephanie Herm, chief operating officer of JCC Denver, said in a press release.

What to expect: Twenty films, including documentaries, shorts and narratives.

  • There will also be Q&As after some screenings and a challah making session.

The intrigue: Opening night will include a showing of "Remembering Gene Wilder," a documentary about the actor's life that includes clips from across his career.

Dates: Saturday through March 17

Cost: $17 per individual showing for adults; $15 for students and seniors. $140 for a 10-ticket pass. $290 festival pass for all in-person and virtual screenings and opening night reception.

Location: Mizel Arts and Culture Center


2. 🏂 Snobahn opening

  • Be one of the first to visit this new indoor action sports center in Thornton. The 38,000-square-foot facility includes four revolving slopes, a skate/scooter/BMX park, a trampoline freestyle area with a jump tower and run wall, a rental shop, a mezzanine with dedicated party space and a café with a full après ski menu, bar and lounge. Free
  • What to expect: Olympic gold medalist Bode Miller will be in attendance for demos and pictures.
  • When: 10am Friday
  • Address: 14200 Lincoln St.

3. 🦕 Jurassic Quest

  • When: Noon–8pm Friday, 9am–8pm Saturday, 9am–7pm Sunday

4. 🕯️ Taylor Swift Candlelight Concert

5. 🎤 Jeff Dunham

  • The comedian and ventriloquist is stopping in Denver for two nights at Bellco Theatre.
  • When: 7pm Friday and 3pm Saturday
  • Cost: Tickets start at $55 (Friday) and $66 (Saturday)

6. 🎵 Brett Young


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